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Photograph

Daniel M. Parkison

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Daniel M. Parkison. He was born in Carter County, Tennessee, on August 1, 1790. He came to Illinois in 1817 and to Wiscon...

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: A Norwegian Sunday school picnic, perhaps held at Maple Bluff on Lake Mendota. The original stereograph is in the collection of the Norwegian-American Hist...

Date: 1875 ca.

Description: Members of the Chicago Traveling Club are encamped on the shores of Lake Mendota and are posed with their tents, guns, cooking equipment, boat, paddles, sh...

Date: 1899 

Description: Detail of the 1899 Senate photograph, showing details such as the president's chair (much more ornamented than the Assembly Speaker's chair) and desk with...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of the University of Wisconsin-Madison grounds looking from the water of Lake Mendota. A line of trees grows along the shoreline.

Photograph

Samuel Hale

Date: 1856 

Description: Quarter-length oval portrait of Samuel Hale. He was born in Oneida County, New York on September 13, 1800. He came to Wisconsin in May 26, 1836, and resi...

Date: 1876 ca.

Description: Quite possibly this is the "View of Guard Tent and Guard" listed in the "Centennial Views of the City of Madison, July 4th, 1876. Views of Chicago Light Gu...

Date: 1899-02-15 

Description: Detail of the Assembly Chamber photograph, showing the visitors' gallery, the oversize brackets that supported it, and the ornamentation of the gallery. As...

Photograph

Family and Farm

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: Family and farm implements in a field with farm buildings and haystacks in the background.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: View of construction workers and stone carvers/cutters (some of them probably Italian) showing the detailed sections of the building of the State Historica...

Photograph

Samuel Barber Home

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The Samuel Barber residence is a frame house with carpenter's lace, porch roof trim, latticework at the bottom of the porch and a picket fence in the foreg...

Date: 1897 ca.

Description: View of the interior running track inside the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Red Gym (Armory or Old Red).

Date: 1873 ca.

Description: The Mazomanie School, later the high school. A large group of students and teachers stand in front of the two-story brick building with octagonal cupola a...

Date: 1856 

Description: Waist-up oval portrait Adeline Irwin (Mrs. William S.) Strong was the daughter of Robert Irwin. Her first husband, David Blish, died in the 1847 fire on th...

Date: 1860 ca.

Description: Wisconsin State Hospital for the Insane designed by Stephen V. Shipman (Mendota Mental Health Institute).

Date: 1899 

Description: The only known visual documentation of the Senate Chamber in the third Wisconsin Capitol. It was probably more colorful than it appears here. In 1869 a rep...

Date: 1857 ca.

Description: Illustration of an early design for the 3rd Wisconsin State Capitol, the second in Madison.

Date: 1899 ca.

Description: Three women, from left to right: Mrs. Vandercook, Mrs. Osborn and Mrs. Schildhauer, pose in white Grecian-inspired costumes. Mrs. Osborn sits behind a larg...

Date: 1877 

Description: Composite photograph of the Wisconsin Assembly clerks and employees: 1. T.B. Reid, Sgt-at-Arms 2. W.A. Nowell, Chief Clerk 3. M. Knight, Asst Sgt-a...

Date: 1894 ca.

Description: A formation of soldiers stand at attention during the dedication ceremony for the University of Wisconsin-Madison gymnasium.

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